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Herzog & de Meuron making changes to its £1.5bn Liverpool Street station plans following flood of objections


Developer in talks with the City of London over way forward with planning decision now expected to be delayed until next year

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Museum of London demolition set to go ahead after Gove decides not to call scheme in

Communities secretary put proposals on ice last month with Article 31 notice

  • Designing buildings for good mental health requires real changes to policy

  • Social Value Live - Material matters: Navigating the human impact of materials in construction

  • SPPARC adds hive-like extension to Fitzrovia townhouse



Joe Morris: What’s wrong with the planning system and why we must take a stand against hostility in the workplace

Ben Flatman talks to Joe Morris about the complexities of the planning system and the importance of workplace civility

Thinking of entering the Architect of the Year Awards? Explore some of the 2023 finalists

  • What made this project… Leicester Cathedral by van Heyningen and Haward Architects

  • What made this project… Haberdashers’ Boys’ School by NVB Architects

  • What made this project… Newson’s Yard by Stiff+Trevillion

  • What made this project… Salford PassivHaus by PRP Architects

  • What made this project… 78 St James’ Street by Squire & Partners

  • What made this project… The Broadway by Squire & Partners

  • What made this project… Quadrangle Building, King’s College London by Hall McKnight

  • What made this project… National Manufacturing Institute Scotland by HLM Architects

WA100 2024

  • WA100 2024: Architects expect patchy international growth

  • WA100 2024: The big list

  • WA100 2024: Digital edition

In Pictures

  • Merrett Houmøller Architects unveils trapezoidal reworking of traditional London terrace

  • In pictures: HOK delivers BBC Studios Comedy Productions workspace in London

  • SPPARC adds hive-like extension to Fitzrovia townhouse

  • Former Voysey factory given new lease of life by dMFK

  • In Pictures: Eavesdrop by Tom Dowdall Architects

  • Alma-nac unveils redesign of Tooting community incubator for Business Launchpad

  • Grafted seeks to redefine design and build with Cast Corbel House

  • Fraser Brown Mackenna unveils Bow housing scheme

  • Mecanoo completes refurbishment of Perth museum

  • Unknown Works unveils Science Museum gallery space


Upcoming webinars

  • Net Zero Live - Material matters: How are advancements in low-carbon construction products driving the net zero agenda?



  • Brutalist Paris: ‘A reminder that the Paris of the future has long existed on the other side of the périphérique’

  • RIBA Principal Designer’s Guide: ‘An excellent and much needed book’

  • How to Enjoy Architecture: A Guide for Everyone

  • Review | Brutal Wales

  • An Atlas of Es Devlin: ‘The impact of her work can last a lifetime’

  • Review | RIBA Ethical Practice Guide

  • The Ingenious Mr Flitcroft, Palladian Architect

  • The Architecture of Sir Edwin Lutyens – Volume 2: Gardens, Delhi, Washington

  • 100 Women: Architects in Practice

  • Property: The myth that built the world


How doing work for ‘free’ can actually help you increase your fees

2024-05-20T04:00:00+01:00By 4 comments

Building a relationship with a client through a ‘free’ capacity study is a targeted and effective form of marketing, writes Oliver Lowrie

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The Coach: Are you leading your team, or just managing them?


Louise Rodgers explores the concept of how becoming a “design coach” can help deliver more effective management and leadership

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Is development on top of protected buildings really a good idea?

2024-05-16T05:00:00+01:00By 5 comments

As controversial schemes to build above listed structures proliferate, Eleanor Jolliffe asks whether the architects involved are putting profit before principle


Affordable housing in city centres: necessity or luxury?


Mixing social housing in with privately owned homes is key to making British cities more vibrant and liveable

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Why architects must embrace the Principal Designer role


As RIBA launches a domestic category of its Principal Designer Register, Jack Pringle explains why the role is an opportunity for architects to take the lead

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Public Practice: How working in the public sector helped me build the self-belief to explore a new path


Moving from the private sector to an enabling role at a local authority can open up a wide range of new opportunities, writes Suzanne Mei Coong


  • London College of Fashion strikes a pose with new campus by Allies & Morrison

  • River Wing by Witherford Watson Mann: 'This is the closest we've come to the structure being the architecture'

  • Jankes Barn by Lynch Architects: ‘We like to call it a barn non-conversion’

  • How Corstorphine & Wright are reimagining Bloomsbury's Victoria House as a life sciences hub

  • ‘A nightclub on a massive scale’: touring Populous’ £365m Co-op Live arena

  • Building study: Levitt Bernstein’s Bristol Beacon

  • Make’s Eden project – setting a new standard for eco offices

  • Bringing dignity and joy to later living: Mae’s Daventry House project sets a whole new standard

  • Appleby Blue in Southwark: Witherford Watson Mann’s new model for later living

  • BDP's new state-of-the-art research centre for The Royal Marsden